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'''The Percy Society''' was a British text publication society. It was founded in 1840 and collapsed in 1852. The Society was a scholarly collective, aimed at publishing limited-edition books of rare poems and songs. The president was Lady Braybrooke, and the twelve founding members of the committee included John Payne Collier, Thomas Crofton Croker, Thomas Wright (antiquarian)|Thomas Wright, James Orchard Halliwell (treasurer), Charles Mackay (author)|Charles Mackay, Edward Francis Rimbault (secretary) and William Chappell (writer)|William Chappell. Later members included William B. Sandys|William Sandys, and Robert Bell (writer)|Robert Bell. The editors took care to print the text exactly as given in their sources. This was in contrast to their main inspiration, Thomas Percy (Bishop of Dromore)|Thomas Percy, who often polished up vernacular text by adding lines or merging different incomplete...
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English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700
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English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700
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RMSC
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English Literature
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Medicine
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Quacks and Quackery
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American Libraries
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California Digital Library
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
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Canadian Libraries
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Digital Library of India
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percy society
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james orchard halliwell-phillipps , william] [terilo , percy society
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printed for the percy society
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collier, john payne, 1789-1883
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drayton, michael, 1563-1631
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hall, john, 1529 or 1530-1568 or 1569
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